Position Description


The successful applicant will work alongside our team of nine anesthesiologists in providing general anesthesia services to general surgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics & gynecology, otolaryngology, urology, ophthalmology, dental surgery, ECT, the preadmission clinic and the critical care unit. Candidates with an interest and training in chronic pain management or critical care medicine are especially encouraged to apply. Appropriate candidates may be able to explore opportunities to direct a hospital staffed chronic pain clinic.

North Bay is located 3.5 hours north of Toronto, just down the four-lane highway from the Muskokas, and 3.5 hours west of Ottawa. Short 1 hour daily flights are available in and out of the city. With a population of 54,000 and a catchment area of 180,000, it is a safe and welcoming community that offers a healthy and balanced environment for working, living and raising a family. North Bay is situated on the banks of two large lakes and boasts beautiful scenery and four distinct seasons. Whatever your interests are, you will have access to numerous activities and amenities within minutes from your home – reclaim your work-life balance and join us! To view beautiful North Bay and our lifestyle please visit www.northbay.ca

Our Organization:
The North Bay Regional Health Centre, constructed in 2011, is a 433 bed health care organization with acute care services including a 24/7 emergency department, 8 theatre OR, 13 bed PACU, endoscopy suite, ophthalmology suite, labour & delivery suite and a 16 bed CCU. The NBRHC Pain Management Clinic attracts referrals from throughout the District of Nipissing resulting in 800-1000 annual patient visits. The clinic treats a variety of chronic pain conditions, with a focus on procedural and medical management of pain. Access to fluoroscopy and ultrasound guided procedures are available. The service also provides for complex acute-on-chronic pain problems for inpatient consultation.

The City of North Bay and Community:
North Bay, Ontario combines the tranquility of cottage life with the amenities of a mid-sized city. Opportunely located an hour North of Muskoka, North Boy is home to the largest airport North of Toronto and is a 3.5 hour drive to the GTA, 4 hour drive to Ottawa and a 1.5 hour drive to Sudbury. North Bay has a population of 52,000 and features an abundance of elementary and secondary schools, retail and entertainment venues, waterfront dining and outdoor recreation. A provincially recognized Community in Bloom, with a perfect 5 bloom-rating in 2023, North Bay offers the best in Northern culture and all-season activities. Within minutes from home, you can enjoy access to over 40 hiking trails, bike the Kate Pace Way, cross-country ski at the Nordic Ski Club or snowboard down the Laurentian Ski Hill and be back in time for dinner.

See more about North Bay at https://www.tourismnorthbay.com or https://northbaydocs.ca/about


  • Qualified applicants will have licensure to practice independently in Ontario and a standing anaesthesiology fellowship from RCPSC
  • A fellowship in chronic pain management or critical care medicine would be an additional asset.


  • This position will be remunerated with a combination of OHIP billings, Northern Specialist APP & Hospital On-Call stipends.
  • Our organization has a competitive Incentive Package which includes a $25,000 recruitment stipend, $25,000 practice start-up grant, assistance with moving expenses and up to $83,000 through the Northern Rural Recruitment & Retention
  • Initiative (NRRRI).

Those seeking job satisfaction and a balanced lifestyle are invited to submit their CV and an expression of interest to physicianrecruitment@nbrhc.on.ca.

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